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Road closures in Milledgeville for railroad repairs

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -- There will be road closures in Milledgeville beginning Tuesday morning for railroad crossing repairs, according to GDOT.GDOT says the repairs require a one-day closure on US 441/Roberson Mill Road. They will shut down at 9 a.m.

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-13 11:58:14

Sparta man dies from injuries in motorcycle crash

The victim was identified as Jimmy Lee Adams, of Cedar Drive, according to a wreck report filed by Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Lt. Lee Williamson.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-13 19:09:00

100 Black Men of Milledgeville-Oconee seeks to make difference

The group held an organizational meeting Saturday morning at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Park in Milledgeville where they discussed a variety of ways to help students, according to Quentin T. Howell, who recently was elected the new president of the 100 Black Men of Milledgeville-Oconee.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-13 23:00:00

Man found dead in Macon hotel: Coroner hopes to locate family - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, GEORGIA (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man found dead inside of a hotel.Macon-Coroner Leon Jones says 55 year old Spencer Craig Corliss was found dead Sunday shortly after 2:00 p.m. inside a room at American Best Value Motel on Romeiser Drive.-

41NBC.COM - 2018-08-13 18:06:23

Deputies recovering from wreck injuries

Deputy Capt. Michael Lumpkin, who heads the sheriff’s office patrol division, identified the injured deputies as Lt. Steve McDade and Brandon Towe.

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-12 18:52:00

Hundreds wait to receive a hot meal, but it’s uncertain when it might arrive

Every weekday around noon, Sherry Hatcher answers a knock on her door. The 70-year-old lives alone in a highrise apartment building on Gray Highway, and her daily visitor is a welcome break from the quiet of her otherwise lonely home.Hatcher is one of the 1,200 home-bound residents of Middle Georgia

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-13 17:25:00

VERIFY: Is it legal to ride in a pickup truck bed?

"I took him to the vet, and I put him on the back of the truck instead of the inside and he did the same thing kids do. Once I start rolling, he panicked, jumped out of my truck, fell face first in traffic, had to go back to the vet, so now I don't even ride him in the back of the truck," Barfield s

WMAZ - 2018-08-13 22:20:47

Deputies looking for man who burglarized Macon Dollar General

MACON, Ga. -- Deputies are searching for a man who they say burglarized a Macon Dollar General Monday morning.Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the commercial burglary took place at the Dollar General at 1444 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. around 5:50 a.m.Deputies say according to the store’s security

WGXA.TV - 2018-08-13 10:59:55

Others thought the woman was dead. But a country doctor knew otherwise

Dr. Jean Sumner likes to tell the story of how she once raised a woman “from the dead.”It happened years ago on a Thanksgiving Day when she was working as a rural physician in the Middle Georgia town of Sandersville.She was already dressed for dinner at her mother’s when the call came in. The sherif

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-13 10:10:00

Georgia police officer, wife found stabbed to death

SAVANNAH, Ga.- A police officer and his wife were found stabbed to death Monday in their coastal Georgia neighborhood, where investigators detained a teenager and charged him with felony murder in the slayings.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-13 18:36:47

Bus with at least 20 children on it flips on turnpike

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J.- State police are investigating after a school bus with at least 42 children and adults on board flipped over Saturday on the New Jersey turnpike,WNBC reported.

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-08-12 19:12:52

Helping Hands Society benefit bringing residents together to support others in need

The Helping Hands Society (HHS) of Sacred Heart Catholic Church will hold a wine and tapas tasting fundraiser next weekend at the new downtown restaurant, The Tavern. The event, slated for 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, is the first of its kind for the charity, sold out within three weeks of tickets bein

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-08-13 15:00:00

Man dies of suspected overdose, family sought

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones identified the deceased as Spencer Craig Corliss, 55, of Albany. Jones said a drug overdose is the suspected cause of death. A syringe was found under his body in a room at American Best Value Inn on Romeiser Drive off Eisenhower Parkway, just west of Interstate 475 .

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-08-12 16:07:00

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Bibb coroner needs help finding apparent OD victim's next of kin

According to Bibb County Chief Coroner, Leon Jones, 55-year old Spencer Craig Corliss was found dead Sunday afternoon at the America's Best Value Inn on Romeiser Drive in Macon.

WMAZ - 2018-08-12 20:11:14

Death of a gangster: Trial offers glimpse of life and death on crime-shaken streets

Taylor, who died the next day, had been a top dog in the 500-strong Westside Gangster Crips, authorities said.


Man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 deadly shooting - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

Witnesses say Taylor, who was the leader of the Westside Gangster Crips, went outside to talk with Stapleton. They walked across the parking lot, near Pansy Avenue, and that’s when Taylor walked to the passenger side of a car that pulled in to talk to someone. Moments later, Stapleton shot Taylor i


Georgia teen’s letter to God lands in hands of minister who answers her prayers - theGrio

Curry will be the first member of her family to attend college. She took out student loans to pay for tuition and housing at Albany State University, but she was short on the various supplies she’ll need as a young woman living away from home for the first time. So, she hit up the Lord Almighty via


Woman faces 15-years in prison for stealing elderly woman's purse in Wal-Mart parking lot - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) – A woman will face time in prison after taking an elderly woman’s purse in a Wal-Mart parking lot.According to District Attorney David Cooke, on Friday, 53-year-old Cora Lee Trice pleaded guilty to the robbery, during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court.- Advertisem


Sewage lines replaced in Baldwin County

Milledgeville — Baldwin County County Manager Carlos Tobar said that every county must do three things well: water, sewers, and roads.